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Buffalo, N. Y., 12:45 p.m. Dr. Rixey is authority for the statement that the crisis is past.
the President's pulse has made the phenomenal fall from 146 to 136.
Buffalo, N. 1. Sept. 7.-1:80 p. m. (Spl.) Surgeons have Just finished a thorough examination and find that the bullet which entered the abdomen touched no tJ' part They are hopeful and see no reason nnder present
' . rtiioiltsitk;8iinotrecovcr- The second bullet Is not yet located. t ,
Buffalo, Sept. 7. (Spl.) The followl ng bulletin was Issued at 12:15 p. m.:
"The President's condlton remains unchanged, from last night At 12:15
p. m. doctors reported his pulse at 130; temperature 102; respiration 28.
Senator lodge arrived at the Mflburn home at 12:30. Ho was greeted on
the steps by Mrs. McKinley, and after a brief conversation, both sat down
on the seats of the veranda, along with several other persons. Mrs. Mc
Klnley chatted pleasantly with thosopresent for several minutes. This
Incident Is reassuring.
Buffalo, Sept 7. (Spl.) 10:30 a. m. Surgeons are'talfclng of using tho
X-Ray on President McKinley to locate the bullet If this falls they will
use tho surgeons knife to extract It
New Tork, Sept 7. (Spl.) Stocks rallied after t be first half hour of
trading nnd there seems to be no dan ger of further tiouble.
Cleveland, O., Sept. 7. (Spl.) It
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Cleveland, O., Sept. 7. 12:30-(Spl.)-Central Station detectives believe they
have a clew to an anarchist conspliacy to kill President McKinley. They
have a man In the sweatbox who either said Friday noon that McKinley had
been killed, or that ho knew the name of a man who had spread such a re
port An Eighth precinct police officer heard such a remark early yesterday
afternoon and does not believe It was simply a coincidence.
Buffalo, Bep't, 7. (Spl.) The question of Czolgosz's punishment is al
ready being consldeied. The United States D Istrlct Attorney says that if
the President recovers the crime will be assault with intent to kill, the
maximum penalty being 20 years. Ho cannot bo tiled for high treason
nor by court martial, though the President Is Commander-in-Chief of the
Army and Navy.
Buffalo, N. Y Sept 7. (Spl.) Czolgosz said this noon: "I shot him
for an example anil I hope ho dies. Tho man who succeeds him must not bo
the slavo of capital, or ho will pcrsh."
He insists that he was alouo in thedecd, that he planned It himself. He
says he came fiom Cleveland Tuesday. The police are keeping bis con
f ession as secrot as bis person. ,, . ,
CABINET MEMBERS GO
TO PRESIDENT'S SIDE-
Police Looking For Supposed Accomplices of
Buffalo, N. Y., Sept 7.-(Spl.)-Bul-Ietlus
were Issued each hour today,
telling of tho President's condition.
All tratUc and all people are kept two
blocks away from the Mllburn resl
douce. Members of the Cabinet nud
Vice President Roosevelt Hre hasten
ing to the President's bedside, and
this gave rise to the rumor that bis
case was hopeless.
Under the Constitution, in ease of
the death or disability of the Pres
President Was Particularly Cheer
ful When He Left Canton.
Canton, O., Sopt 7. (Spl.) It can
not bo possible tliat the President or
Mrs. McKinley bud nu apprehension
or foreboding that anything was to
happen daring their absence from the
city, for when the party left the city
Wednesday morning, happiness and
contentment wreathed tho races of
Is now known for a certainty that
anarchists, known as the "SUa" So-
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ident, the Vice President assumes all
his executivo functions.
The police are looking "for two ac
complices of Czolgosz, one a man who
accompanied Czolgosz to the Presi
dent, the other a handsomely dressed
woman who rushed up to a guard
bofore tho shooting and exclaimed,
"Did you hear a whistle just now?"
Then dho disappeared, "
Czolgobz Is closely guarded and on
ly tho polics know Just where he Is.
The President hlmsoJf was In a par
tlcularly happy state, for be was all
smiles as he sat In the rear end of u..
train and chatted with tho party. No
extra precautions were taken here. On
a former visit to his home It was ru
mored thatan rftteinpt would be made
to kill tho President, and at that time
dotectlves kept an eye on all suspi
cious persons, lurking around tbo neigh
borhood of the president's borne.
Band concerts aud other social af
fairs that were to take place tonight
were postponed, and Instead of joy,
Rorrovv rcgluji amonjf , Can ton, people."
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The Assassin In Gulps
Patcrson Anarchists Applaud As
sassin and His Crime.
Now York, Sept 7. As a whole, the
Anarchist group of Paterson, N. J.,
express no regret at the shooting of
President McKinley. On the contrary,
there was a great gathering of (the
members tonight at Bartboldl hall In
that city and Nelman, who shot the
president, was toasted In beer time
and time again.
AH of the talkative members of the
group.say Nelman Is unkonwn to 'them.
"We don't know him, but ho is one
of us. He did what It was his duty
to do and we honor him, while per
sonally thinking his effort might bet
ter havo been employed across the
ocean upon some crowned head."
Tiioy all deny there Is auy tiuth to
the report that at any time Presi
dent McKinley was included In the
plots to assassinate the heads of
The first question asked in Paterson
when news of the shooting of the
president was received, was whether
or not tho assailant was from that
city. The feeling among the citizens
outside of Anarchist cncles Is one
of the deepest Indignation, this being
hlghtenod by the fact that the pJot
to slay King Humbert was hatched
there. There is much talk there to
night of attempting to devise means
to drive the Anarchists out of tbat
The News Caused Much
English and Yankees Alike Re
gard It a Calamity.
London, Sept. 7. (Spl.) The news of
the attempt on President McKlnlcy's
life spread slowly hero. First reports
were discredited. Then, as belief
gained ground there came with It a
far reaching feeling of sorrow and In
dignation. Thousands of Americans
now In London were nt the theaters
when the news came, and their return
to hotels, was tho signal for uiuchlis
cusslon, Americans and English alike
regarding tho assassination ag a na
The Lord Mayor of London called
a meeting of the Board of Aldermen
today to get a formal expression of
sympathy from them to tho Amorlcan
people. Ciowds surround tho bulletin
How Buckley Post Heard News
of the Terrible Calamity,
The meeting of Buckley Post Friday
ovenlng was overshadowed by sor
row caused by the teirlble news, from
Buffalo. One hundred and seventy
five- members .were present,. ifod all
were tilled with sorrow and Indigna
tion over the attempted assassination
of their President and comrade. Com
mander McMlllen announced the deed
officially and made appropriate re
marks which were heartily endorsed.
of the Effect on
''Even though this sorrowful hap
pening should most ?sadiy terminate
fatally tho Grand Army Encampment
will havcto go on," said Major E. F.
Taggart, commander of the Depart
mentof Ohio, G. A. R.,' Saturday. "Cer
talnly through thisf unhappy affair,
however, the, encampment will have
less ofitho pomjtfe&grand display
which is usualy If the President itt
proves, tho encnmpmpnt. may not be
so greatly affected. I know President
McKinley t personally and as a man,
as a citizen, as a soldier and presi
dent ho 'has ever been held In highest
esteem by the Qinnd Army."
Believes Late Growth In Abdom
inal Surgery Permits Hope.
"The belief is prevalent that a per
son wth an abdominal wound, Is of
necessity, fatnlly hurt," bald Dr. W.
A. Sackett to a lepoiter for the Dem
ocrat, Friday night. "This Is not the
case) however. The medical piofes
slon has made so many big strides and
so much progress in the Inst two years
In abdominal surgery that it has come
to bo a remarkably fine science.
"Even when the Intestines the punc
tured there lme been many cases
whore operations have been successful
and thtjj patient Iws recovered nnd had
iio badl effects from the injury.
"As a geneial statement aud unless
there are other complications than
those already mentioned In the reports
of the case, there is no reason why
the President should not recover. Thin
class of injuries, Is, of course always
more serious than many otheis, but
the progress that has been made In
their trentment has been most remark
able and tlieie is every reason to hope
nnd believe that the President has as
many chnnees to lecover as theio nie
cbapces of a fatal termination to the
"His well known strength nnd vital
ity will also woik for his recovery and
the prevalent belief that becauso ho
is wounded In the abdomen that ho
must dlo, Is all wiong."
Many People Remained In Streets
"The excitement In Canton last
evening was very gieat," said Dr.
Joslah Hartzell, of the Aultman, Mil
ler Co., whose home Is In that city.
;AU night many people were waiting
to receive the latest news. Tho news
paper bulletins were surrounded un
ill morning and then tho crowd In
creased. When word came from See
retary Cortolyou this morning, that
the President would almost certainly
recover, tho people breathed more
t oeJy.Tbey knowMr.Coite.you and had
uJth In what be ald. Mrs. M. C.
JKsrber went to Buffalo to be. with her
HtOT, yive, fcKKluley, earl this, morn
Ing, going through Akron on the Val
How the News Was Broken to
Buffalo, Sept 7. (Spl.)-lmmedlate-ly
after the President was cared for
at the Exposition, Director General TV.
I. Buchanan started for the Milburn
residence to forstall any Information,
He was the first to arrive.
Mrs. McKinley was resting in her
room, weary from the trip to Niagara
Falls. The news was bioken to her
nieces, the Misses Barber, and it was
decided to tell her when she awoke, If
Dr. Rixey did not arxive In the mean
time. Mrs. McKinley awoke from her sleep
at about 5 180, o'clock. 8be -wa feeling.
splendidly, she said, and at once took
up her ciochetlng, which, as Is well
known, is one of her favorite diver
sions. Immediately on Mr. Buchanan's ar
rival at the Mllburn home he had tele
phonic communication there cut off,
for already there had been several calls
nnd he decided upon this as the wisest
course lest Mis. McKinley, hearing the
continued lluglng of the phone bell,
might Inquire what It meant.
While the light of day remained Mrs.
McKinley continued ylth her cro
cheting, Keeping to her room. When
it became dusk and tho President had
not arrived, she began to feel anxious
"I wonder why he does not come,"
she nbked one of hor nieces.
Dr. Rixey broke the news to her at
shortly after 7 o'clock. Mrs. McKinley
stood It biuvely, though considerably
affected. If It were possible, she
wanted the President brought to her,
and It was to make such arrangements
that Dr. Rixey left her.
A big force of x-egular patrolmen
were assigned to the Milburn resi
Scenes at the IVjilburn
There Was But Little Sleep and
Every One Busy,
Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 7.-(6pI.)-Day-light
tills morning brought no wake
fulness to the eyes of any human be
ing in John' G. Mllburn's ioube, for
though borne had slept futfully, gray
dawn pepped Jn on no sleeping faco.
Tho night was an eventful one at tho
Mllburn home. Mifl. McKinley slept
awhile, but with her It was a forced
Dr. Rlsoy counselled with her. She
wanted to spend the night at her hus
band's sde, b"t, in ber feeble condi
tion, this was not to bo thought of.
Mrs. McKluloy knqws her condition
and realizes full welj that Dr. Rixey
understands Iter. Slio listened to his
counsel and took tlie draught which
would induce sleep a mild opiate,
which closed her eyes shortly after
her head was laid on Its pillow.
In the President's chamber, though,
there was a watchfulness for every
second. Dr. Rixey was with him till
daybienk, and, the last bulletin of the
night Issued ut A a. m was signed
by, Dr, Rlsoy, alcuja JD& Parks stayed
untU nearly 2 o'clock and counselled
with Dr. Rixey.
Two nurses were sent In from
the Emergency hospital on the exposi
tion grounds. Every few minutes one
or tho other of these wcanen was up
or down stairs with this, that or the
other thing for the President's comfort
(All of the bulletins that came from
the bedside during the night showed
that the President was resting com
fortably. Ho was under the Influence
of strong opiates, which iuduced sleep
and while he slept his injuries were be
ing tenderly and scientifically cared
for by doctors and nurses.
The Mllburn parlor was converted
into an oltyclal bureau, whero George
B. Cortelyou, private secretary to the
president, held sway.
Before midnight both the Western
Union and Postal telegraph com
panies had wires. connected'Vbd "n-
struments "'working iir .the.Tnibnrn
Darn, one omce oeiug esinpiisnea . in
the coachman's room and the other
in the carriage room. These wires
were kept exceptionally busy up to
8 o'clock this morning with messages
of state and of pilvate Importance.
Two White House mesbeugeiu, were
also in attendance.
Shortly after 11 o'clock Senator
Marcus A. Hanna arrived frofcn Cleve
land. He gave an interview (to a
reprebontative of the Scrlpps-McRae
at the Mllburn residence shortly aftor
Senator Hanna said that he left
Cleveland when a telegram reached
him about 4:15, Informing b'm of the
shooting. He was able to catch a
train leaving Cleveland at 5:20 o'clock
and reached here late at night being
imemdiately driven to the-MUburn resi
dence, where ho remained until 1:30
o'clock this morning. He then left
there accompanied by Secretary of
Agriculture Wilson and Harry Ham
lln, of this city.
Its Performance Because of the
New Tork., Sept. 7.-(SpV.)-Wben
the news of President McKIniey's at
tempted assassination was flashed to
this city yesterday afternoon tbo stock
market was closed for tho day, but It
did not take long for tho brokers to
hear the startling uows and to recall
the heavy decline in stocks at the time
of tho killing of President Gorgeld. lm
mediate steps were taken to forestall
a similar raid In the stock exchange
today. At midnight J. Edward Sim
mons, president of the Fourth Notion
al bank and Acting Chairman' qf the
clearing House committee, In tho ab
seiice of Chairman F. D. Tappen, call
ed a meeting of bankers who are mem.
bers of the clearing house, committee.
Tho meeting was at the Hotel Buck
ingham. After tbo seseon this state
ment was Issued, deploring tbo calam
Ity. It continues:
"After a somewhat prolonged period
of liquidation, the financial situation
Is one that should excte no alarm.
Tho banks are strong and'ar6 In a po
sition to meet the emergency that has
arisen. The majority of the clearing
houso commltteo Is In town and a con
sultation has taken place.
"The business of tho country U on, a
substantial basis and the clearing houso
banks are amply able to cone with the
situation and they will stond together
In this emergency as tboy pave done
In tbo past."
It was learned tnat tb ,lsinkew had
In three hours
conditions, why the President shall
decided to Issue clearing house ccrtlfl
cates, as was done to tho extent ot
$40,000,000 in the panic of '03. If any
pressure for money appears today,
no solvent firm will be allowed to suf
fer, A great break in the market is
not now expected.
Received the News With Feeling
Paris, Sept 7. (Spl.) The news of
the attempt on McKinley's life reached
here too late for afternoon publication
and was not known last night out
side of newspaper circles. Sympathy
Is expressed by all the papers today
and a feeling akin to consternation
seems to prevail.
The French regarded McKinley as
the last statesman in the world on
whom such an attempt would be
STILL HOLDS HIS OWN
Bulletins at 930 Reported His
Washington. Sept. 7. (Spl.) At 020
a. m., this bulletin was received from
Cortelyou: "The President passed a
fairly comfortable night and no serious
symptoms haie developed. His pulse
is 140, temperature 102, respiration 24.
Will Forsake Fishing and Round
Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept 7.
(Spl.) If the dates are agreeable to
ox-President Grover Cleveland the
Debsque Hunt club will hold Its an
naul Hon and big game round-up on
Oct. 25 and 26.
Mr. Cleveland will spend most of
October in Colorado. A cowboy's
tournament and rough riders contest
has been planned to follow the tWQ
Anarchists Have Been Arrested
Chicago, Sept 7. (Spl.) A gang ofi
alleged anarchists, headed by one
Isaak, was rounded up and jailed
here this morning. It is said they
know Czolgosz nnd that he bad been
in Chicago, but they denied that any
conspiracy had been formed to as.
sasslnate the President. The men will
be held for further investigation.
Capitalists Are Banded Together
to Prevent a Panic.
Now York, Sept. 7. (Spl.) Ae a re
suit of the Presidential tragedy stocks
slumped from four to Ave points,
Many eminent financiers, headed by
J. P. Morgau, met and will stem tbo
tldo If any attempt Is made by tbo
bears to raid the market. Plenty of
money Is pledged to carry on any rec
obsary offort to avoid a panic.
' " ' THE STORY "
And the Facts Surrounding the
Buffalo, Sept. 7. (Spl.) Yeatenlay,
was a big day in American W,ot&